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Moderate alcohol intake and cancer incidence in women

Allen, Naomi.E; Beral, Valerie; Casabonne, Delphine; Kan, Sau Wan; Reeves, Gillian K; Brown, Anna; Green, Jane; Banks, Emily; Million Women Study, Collaborators

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Background: With the exception of breast cancer, little is known about the effect of moderate intakes of alcohol, or of particular types of alcohol, on cancer risk in women. Methods: A total of 1 280 296 middle-aged women in the United Kingdom enrolled in the Million Women Study were routinely followed for incident cancer. Cox regression models were used to calculate adjusted relative risks and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) for 21 site-specific cancers according to amount and type of alcoholic...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/33169
Source: Journal of the National Cancer Institute
DOI: 10.1093/jnci/djn514

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